Dr James Carlton
Tel: 0191 3713225
James is a GP. He is the Medical Director to DDES CCG supporting clinical input to the CCG on the wide range of responsibilities in the CCG remit, with particular emphasis on clinical quality and clinical leadership. James is a GP in Bishop Auckland and Evenwood working 2 days a week in practice.
Role: Director of Nursing
Lead officer for any issues relating to e-safety and safeguarding concerns
Tel: 0191 3713225
Gill has held various nursing posts in the community, secondary and tertiary care settings. Recent posts have included Associate Director of Nursing at County Durham and Darlington NHS Foundation Trust covering safeguarding, risk and clinical governance, a spell at the North East Leadership Academy and working in North East Ambulance Service NHS Foundation Trust as A&E Business Manager. Gill trained as a Registered General Nurse and Registered Sick Children’s Nurse at Great Ormond Street hospital in London. Following a period of time as a research nurse at St.James’s hospital in Leeds, she moved to the North East and has lived here for 20 years.
GP Career Start Educator
Dr Dolores Mansour
Dr. Jonathan Smith
Role: Clinical Chair
Living in the North East all of his life and originally from Stockton-on-Tees, Jonathan went to Medical School in Newcastle, and qualified in 2003. During his work as a hospital doctor and GP trainee he has spent time in most of the hospitals in our region. As a GP trainee Jonathan worked in practices in Gateshead, Derwentside, Sunderland and Durham Dales. He has been a full time GP Partner in South Hetton since 2008, and has been involved in Medical student teaching and research as well as clinical work during this time. Within the CCG he is currently the Clinical Chair, holding a previous post as Locality Lead for Easington and is currently leading the CCG’s GP Career Start training scheme. Recently Jonathan was also appointed to the newly formed NHS England Senate Council. Outside of work he enjoys spending time with his young family, and tries to keep fit running and rowing.